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Main Beach

Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
+1 631-324-4150
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Nice beach with a bath house

We stopped by this beach today and it was very nice. There is parking but it's $30 so you might... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana
via mobile
Favorite LI Beach

I would say this is my favorite beach on Long Island. With the exception of the $30 charge... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
John D
New York City, New York
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
+1 631-324-4150
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this beach today and it was very nice. There is parking but it's $30 so you might want to make a day of it. The bathhouse structure looked nice. Great waves today.

3  Thank Lakegirlindianapolis
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I would say this is my favorite beach on Long Island. With the exception of the $30 charge, everything about the beach is great. The sand is soft, great waves, nice views with huge houses on the beach and it's not crowded.

2  Thank John D
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this beach! Had bath house amenities. Good lobster roll for lunch Easy to bike to from village.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Postcard old fashioned beach. When you step on the beach, you can smell the salt sea air. It is a beautiful shoreline. This is a must experience beach. The only regret that I have is that it was a windy and overcast day. I look...More

2  Thank AugusteTravel
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped by on a quiet weekday afternoon. Just lovely -- soft sand; rolling waves; and a bright blue sky. And all very clean. Definitely a top-notch beach.

Thank jponden
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were there randomly this winter, and there was no one around. It was kind of nice it was like we had the entire beach to ourselves for the day. It was very beautiful even if it was cold. We are going to plan a...More

1  Thank josh n
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We basically live at the Main Beach during the summer. We call it our summer home. Parking is easy if you have a sticker. The people who work there are all very nice and have become our friends over the years. It's great with kids...More

1  Thank travelsbest
Reviewed 18 February 2017

East Hampton's Main Beach is one of the most beautiful in the world. And it boasts some of the world's most beautiful people.

2  Thank MSVAY
Reviewed 16 January 2017

How lucky can you be to live so close to one of the world's most beautiful beaches - If you have been to the Caribbean or to Hawaii or to the South of France you are lucky, but you don't have to go that far...More

1  Thank Helene H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A review of the beach rated #1 in the US several years ago is just that, #1. Yeah they charge for parking, but it is reasonable and the beach is just the best with great lifeguards and food in the pavilion. Come out and enjoy!!!!

2  Thank kendodge
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Sheena T
31 July 2017|
Response from Lakegirlindianapolis | Reviewed this property |
It's in east Hampton on Long Island.
11 September 2015|
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Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The driving distance from Wainscott to Main Beach is less than 5 miles. If you are not a resident of East Hampton Village, where Main Beach is, you have to pay $375 for a season parking pass. Or, if you go only for the... More
8 August 2015|
Response from Hamptons418 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hotel called the Hedges Inn thats really nice. Also the Huntting Inn is also real nice. I would recommend Hedges Inn though because it is in walking distance from Main Beach.